The IHS Markit Brazil Composite PMI rose to 55.9 in October 2020 from 53.6 in the previous month. The reading pointed to the third successive expansion in private sector activity and the steepest on record, amid the ongoing easing of coronavirus lockdown restrictions. The services sector expanded for the second straight month (PMI at 52.3 vs 50.4 in September), and manufacturing output growth hit an all-time high (PMI at 66.7 vs 64.9 in September). New orders went up at the fastest pace since January 2010 while payroll numbers were unchanged following seven consecutive months of cuts. On the price front, input price inflation quickened to a record high and output cost inflation accelerated to a five-year high. Lastly, sentiment improved as stronger optimism at services firms offset weaker but still robust confidence among manufacturers. source: Markit Economics

Composite Pmi in Brazil averaged 48.55 points from 2011 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 55.90 points in October of 2020 and a record low of 26.50 points in April of 2020. This page provides the latest reported value for - Brazil Composite PMI - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Brazil Composite PMI - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on December of 2020.

Composite Pmi in Brazil is expected to be 52.00 points by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Composite Pmi in Brazil to stand at 51.50 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Brazil Composite PMI is projected to trend around 52.30 points in 2021 and 51.90 points in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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Brazil Composite PMI

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
55.90 53.60 55.90 26.50 2011 - 2020 points Monthly
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Brazil Private Sector Activity Grows at a Record Pace
The IHS Markit Brazil Composite PMI rose to 55.9 in October 2020 from 53.6 in the previous month. The reading pointed to the third successive expansion in private sector activity and the steepest on record, amid the ongoing easing of coronavirus lockdown restrictions. The services sector expanded for the second straight month (PMI at 52.3 vs 50.4 in September), and manufacturing output growth hit an all-time high (PMI at 66.7 vs 64.9 in September). New orders went up at the fastest pace since January 2010 while payroll numbers were unchanged following seven consecutive months of cuts. On the price front, input price inflation quickened to a record high and output cost inflation accelerated to a five-year high. Lastly, sentiment improved as stronger optimism at services firms offset weaker but still robust confidence among manufacturers.
2020-11-05
Brazil Private Sector Activity Grows for 2nd Month
The IHS Markit Brazil Composite PMI fell slightly to 53.6 in September 2020 from 53.9 in the previous month. Still, the reading pointed to the second consecutive expansion in private sector activity, amid the ongoing easing of COVID-19 lockdown restrictions. The services sector returned to expansion (PMI at 50.4 vs 49.5 in August), and manufacturing output growth hit a record high (PMI at 64.9 vs 64.7 in August). Output rose while the job shedding rate eased to a seven-month low. On the price front, input price inflation accelerated to an over four-and-a-half years high, and output charge inflation quickened to the third-highest since series began as services firms continued to offer discounts.
2020-10-05
Brazil Private Sector Activity Back to Expansion in August
The IHS Markit Brazil Composite PMI went up to 53.9 in August 2020 from 47.3 in the previous month. The latest reading pointed to the first expansion in private sector activity since February and the sharpest since January 2013, amid the easing of coronavirus lockdown restrictions. Manufacturing output expanded at the steepest pace on record (PMI at 64.7 vs 58.2 in July) while services activities shrank for the sixth consecutive month (PMI at 49.5 vs 42.5 in July). New orders rose at the quickest rate in nearly a year-and-a-half while on the job front there were contrasting fortunes across the private sector. Job losses were sustained at service providers, but manufacturing worker numbers rose at the sharpest pace in ten-and-a-half years. On the price front, input cost inflation accelerated to a near two-year high on the back of unfavourable exchange rate factors and higher cost of goods in short supply.
2020-09-03
Brazil Private Sector Activity Contracts at Softer Pace
The IHS Markit Brazil Composite PMI increased to 47.3 in July 2020 from 40.5 in the previous month. Still, the reading pointed to the third consecutive contraction in the private sector amid the coronavirus pandemic. Services activities continued to decline though at a slower rate (42.5 vs 35.9 in June) while manufacturing output grew for the second successive month (58.2 vs 51.6 in June) as some business restarted operations following lockdown restrictions. Employment dropped for the fifth month in a row despite a return to expansion in manufacturing workforce numbers while confidence improved to a five-month high. On the price front, input cost inflation quickened to a four-month high.
2020-08-05

Brazil Composite PMI
In Brazil, the Markit Brazil Composite PMI Index tracks business trends across both the manufacturing and service sector activity, based on data collected from a representative panel of around 800 companies. The index tracks variables such as sales, new orders, employment, inventories and prices. A reading above 50 indicates expansion in business activity and below 50 indicates that it is generally declining.